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Tips for ultra marathon in Siberia

Fancy doing an ultra triathlon race? here we have some practical tips from nuppu hepo-oja, the first female siberman in the world.  Siberman 515 Ultra Triathlon race passes along unique Siberian locations, The Sayan Mountains, The Steppes of Khakassia, and Real Siberian Taiga. The distances are Day 1: 10 km swim + 145 km bike Day 2:&

Low FODMAP diet for training and racing

A short term low-FODMAP diet can be beneficial for athletes who suffer from stomach issues during training and racing.  There are certain “rules” to follow when it comes to avoiding gastrointestinal issues during training and racing. How important it is to adhere to these rules is highly individual, but athletes who are prone to GI

Irritable bowel syndrome and endurance sports

Athletes of all levels and different sports can suffer from gastrointestinal issues that can affect performance in both training and racing. In this text, we’ll focus on irritable bowel syndrome and the nutritional challenges it poses for endurance athletes. Exercise alone can lead to some uncomfortable side effects since it can alter blood flow

Nutrition and hydration tips for the beginner endurance athlete

Training for your first marathon or triathlon? What you eat and drink can help you achieve your goals – or make them harder to reach. Here are some useful tips on how nutrition boost sports performance by top-level triathlete and nutritionist Kaisa Sali. Are you starting a new endurance hobby or have you signed up...

FAQ: Coronavirus and training

How to train indoors? How to maintain motivation when all races are cancelled? How to take all of this into account in your diet? You asked about training in the times of covid-19, we answered. HOW TO TRAIN INDOORS IF YOU’RE NOT ALLOWED TO GO OUTSIDE? Endurance training is easy indoors if you have a...

Importance of carbohydrates in endurance athletes

STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT INGESTING CARBOHYDRATES DURING EXERCISE BOOSTS PERFORMANCE. BUT NOT ALL CARBOHYDRATES ARE CREATED EQUAL, AND THE SOURCE AND ABSORPTION OF CARBS CAN MAKE OR BREAK YOUR RACE. WHAT ARE THE BEST SOURCES OF CARBOHYDRATES FOR ENDURANCE TRAINING AND WHY CAN HIGH-FODMAP SOURCES SUCH AS HONEY AND DATES CAUSE STOMACH ISSUES? Athletes

Are energy chews effective? why choose our chews

Nosht energy chews are formulated to supply energy, electrolytes and performance-boosting taste stimulants. And, of course, to taste fantastic. Here’s what’s in a chew:  NATURALLY TASTY AND NO ARTIFICIAL ADDITIVES We created energy chews that are so tasty you’ll want to eat them even when you’re not working out. And the best bi

Runner’s fuel: Nosht protein bites pack a punch

Full of plant-based protein and gut-friendly energy, nosht salted protein bites are perfect for long adventures or as a healthy snack in everyday life. Salted Protein Bites are one of our first and most beloved products. They were developed to match a need for stomach-friendly, slow-release energy in an easy-to-eat format. Since most of the...

How do I prepare for 5km run?

Running. Some of you love it, some of you can’t stand it, and perhaps others amongst you might want to get into it. Maybe you were forced to do cross country at school and are only just getting over the trauma. Or you’ve been doing other training up until now and fancy a change? Either...

Sports drinks and athletic performance

WHEN SHOULD YOU HAVE A SPORTS DRINK INSTEAD OF WATER? WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN ISOTONIC AND HYPOTONIC SPORTS DRINK? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN YOU’RE CHOOSING THE BEST SPORTS DRINK FOR RUNNING, CYCLING AND OTHER ENDURANCE SPORTS. In the course of everyday life, you lose about two litres of water per day...

9 Practical strategies for surviving (and enjoying) a multi-day race

WRITTEN BY THOMAS WATSON Thomas Watson is an ultra-runner, UESCA-certified running coach, and podium finisher of several multi-day races — despite coming 100th the first time he tried one. He likes running, good beer and, “fortunately for us”, writing about the former! He also writes at MarathonHandbook.com. Running a multi-day stage ultra ma

Is willpower overrated?

We’ve all heard people say, ‘I just own ‘that the will-power.’ or ‘If only I had the will-power…..my key take away is, ‘Will power is a mental muscle….’ It can be over used and when that happens we give in to the exact ‘thing’ we are trying to exert will power against – Enjoy!

I need more will power with 'sweets' Claudine Dau

Damien . 2 weeks ago

How to nail a social distancing hike

For many of us, 2020 is shaping up to be a year that no one could have ever anticipated, with the COVID-19 crisis forcing us to change lifestyle habits and adapt to new routines. Fortunately, the great outdoors hasn’t gone anywhere and exercising, including walks and hikes, are one of the few approved reasons you...

great advice @wildearth

Damien Dau . 2 weeks ago
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great advice @wildearth

Damien Dau . 2 weeks ago

Correcting a crossover freestyle

  There are many different styles of freestyle, but one thing that’s common among fast swimmers is they don’t crossover. A ‘crossover’ is when the hand reaches across the head after entering the water.   At our freestyle clinics this is the most common error we see among triathletes with typically more than half the...

Overcoming swimming anxiety

By Dr Jodie Lowinger; Professional Speaker, Media Commentator, Clinical Psychologist, Performance Coach. DClin Psych MSc (USyd) BSc Psych Hons 1 (University Medal) UNSW. While swimming helps some people soothe and wash away their anxiety, others may find that being submerged in water is a source of anxiety in and of itself. Taking the plunge, wheth

Why is mind over matter important?

The Oxford Dictionary definition of, ‘mind over matter’ is: ‘the use of willpower to overcome physical problems’. So It enables you to achieve your goals and succeed. To understand the power of the mind I will refer to a sporting event, which the rowers amongst you will probably know: In the 1992 Barcelona Olympics Greg...